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Calendar of Events July 30, 2015

Month of July The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington every second and fourth Tuesday at noon. The Lions Clubs works around the world for visually impaired and hearing impaired. The public is welcome to join the Club members and to make additional inquiries. The Millington Optimist Club meets at 6 p.m. […]

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Billy Blakely, from BlueBank Resort on Reelfoot Lake, poses with a big bass.

Viewing The Great Outdoors

By Josh Gowan The outdoors means a lot of different things to different people. It may be as simple as sitting in the backyard watching squirrels gnaw on a strategically placed piece of corn, or tromping through the woods with extreme stealth in an attempt to sneak within range of identical but but exceptionally more […]

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MILLINGTON, Tenn. (Jul 10, 2015) aboard Naval Support Activity Mid-South.(U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeff Atherton/Released)

Tennessee Native Takes Command of NSA Mid-South

From NSA Mid-South Public Affairs Office Capt. David J. Bryson, a native of Tullahoma, Tenn., took command of Naval Support Activity (NSA) Mid-South, in Millington, Tenn., during a change of command ceremony on July 10. Capt. Douglas H. Walker, a native of Tulsa, Okla., relinquished command to Bryson during a traditional Navy ceremony. Walker served […]

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Millington School of Dance display the spirit of a true champions in national competition

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The city of Millington was on the national stage earlier this month in the Stephens Auditorium. Behind the leadership of Bing Osterman, Lindsay Ringer and Mandy Hedstron, the Millington School of Dance racked up several Platinum and High Gold awards July 9-12 at the 2015 BravO! National Dance & Talent Competition. […]

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McCurdy 50th anniversary

Ship of Dreams

Longtime Millington residents Henry and Alice McCurdy recently traveled to Corpus Christi, Texas to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Back on July 16, 1965, the couple shared vows onboard the USS Lexington in Pensocola, Fla., when Henry was in active duty with the U.S. Navy. Now the ship is a museum in Texas. To celebrate […]

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Board votes to return Millington Fire Station 4 to Shelby County

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has adopted a resolution that authorizes the city to return Fire Station No. 4 to Shelby County. Board members took the action during their July 13 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Bethany Huffman. The motion […]

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Trojans @ FBC 3

Follow Trojan Football in 2015

Millington Trojans Head Football Coach Chris Michael conducts a running back drill during the annual team camp held at the Millington First Baptist Church sponsored by the FCA. The Trojans sent three-days at the facility performing two-a-day practices preparing for the 2015 season. Between drills and meals, the team gathered in the church to hear […]

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Special Friends Scholarship Holly Smith 6-11

Special Presentation

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Almost 20 years ago a Millington Central High School student saw a chance to give back within the school finding the Special Friends Club. The brainchild of Jaemye Brandon is still going strong as MCHS student pair up with other students who are a part of the special needs department. Brandon, […]

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Public Notice

To Whom It May Concern; I Charles Thomas Blackwell hereby declare that I am no longer responsible for any and all debts, public or private which Tiffany L. Gillis Blackwell of 280 Jim Mckenzie Rd, Brighton, TN 38011 also incur effective June 30th, 2015. I also revoke her power of attorney effective immediately.

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Duncan Donuts prepare

Getting Ready for Dunkin Donuts

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The old Back Yard Burger is currently getting a facelift off Highway 51 in Millington. The painting and renovations on the building at 8251 Highway 51 North are in preparation for the Dunkin Donuts coming to town. Dunkin’ Donuts is a national doughnut and coffeehouse chain based in Canton, Mass. It […]

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